Pictures of the 'Pinta' in build:A few pictures selected from a bunch I have taken, just to take you through the build . . .
A glassed butt joint, the panels are longer than the standard plywood length. Topside panels joined and cut out.
Transom stiffeners being glued on. Transom, mid bulkhead displayed on rudder and dagger board blanks.
|A lot of panels and parts have been seal-coated. Topside and bottom panels joined up and sealed ready for assembly.|
|Close-up of topside and bottom panels joined at chine. New designs require no joining, they are cut out from a single piece of plywood.||Panels opened up inside the cradle, with temporary spreaders and batteries as weights.|
|Dry-fitting the transom.||Transom wired; a temporary screw at the top goes into solid timber.|
|Inside seams filleted and glass taped.||Dry-fitting the forepeak and mid bulkheads.|
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